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Puzzlingly High Correlations in fMRI Studies of Emotion, Personality, and Social Cognition 1
TLDR
It is argued that, in some cases, other analysis problems likely created entirely spurious correlations and the data from these studies could be reanalyzed with unbiased methods to provide accurate estimates of the correlations in question and urge authors to perform such reanalyses.
A Review of Sex Differences in Sexual Jealousy, Including Self-Report Data, Psychophysiological Responses, Interpersonal Violence, and Morbid Jealousy
  • C. Harris
  • Psychology
    Personality and social psychology review : an…
  • 1 May 2003
TLDR
This article finds only one hypothetical measure consistent with the specific innate modular theory of jealousy, which is contradicted by a variety of other measures, and discusses the findings from a social-cognitive theoretical perspective.
Sexual and Romantic Jealousy in Heterosexual and Homosexual Adults
  • C. Harris
  • Psychology
    Psychological science
  • 1 January 2002
TLDR
Heterosexuals' responses to a forced-choice question about hypothetical infidelity yielded a gender difference but no gender differences were found when participants recalled personal experiences with a mate's actual infidelity, casting doubt on the validity of the hypothetical measures used in previous research.
Gender Differences in Risk Assessment: Why do Women Take Fewer Risks than Men?
Across many real-world domains, men engage in more risky behaviors than do women. To examine some of the beliefs and preferences that underlie this difference, 657 participants assessed their
Is the Replicability Crisis Overblown? Three Arguments Examined
  • H. Pashler, C. Harris
  • Psychology
    Perspectives on psychological science : a journal…
  • 1 November 2012
TLDR
It is argued that there are no plausible concrete scenarios to back up such forecasts and that what is needed is not patience, but rather systematic reforms in scientific practice.
Factors Associated with Jealousy Over Real and Imagined Infidelity: An Examination of the Social-Cognitive and Evolutionary Psychology Perspectives
Three hundred fifty-eight undergraduates completed anonymous questionnaires regarding jealousy over a mate's infidelity. More men than women predicted that sexual infidelity would be worse than
Attention and the Processing of Emotional Words and Names
TLDR
The results suggest that perceptual analysis of high-priority stimuli is subject to the usual capacity limitations of other stimuli, but when enough capacity is available for a high- priority stimulus to be perceived, a transient surprise reaction may interrupt ongoing processing.
Gender, Jealousy, and Reason
Research has suggested that men are especially bothered by evidence of their partner's sexual infidelity, whereas women are troubled more by evidence of emotional infidelity One evolutionary account
Cardiovascular responses of embarrassment and effects of emotional suppression in a social setting.
  • C. Harris
  • Psychology
    Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 November 2001
TLDR
The cardiovascular effects of embarrassment and of attempts to suppress embarrassment were examined, and the effects of trying to suppress emotion in an interpersonal situation were also tested.
Menstrual Cycle and Facial Preferences Reconsidered
TLDR
A new empirical test was conducted: 853 adults, primarily from North America, evaluated facial attractiveness of photos and results did not suggest any greater preference for masculine faces when fertilization was likely.
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